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Table with copper plates

In the 17th century the Ottoman Empire was the height of its power. It included 32 provinces in the Middle East, southern Africa and south-eastern Europe, and numerous vassal states. The first attacks on the Slovenian ground happened in the 15th and 16th century. At the time Slovenia was a part of the Habsburg Monarchy, […]

Guide to the artful home

living room with creative iron furniture

From the book The Artful home by Toni Sikes   A truly artful home nourishes our soul and satisfies our psyche. This life-size work in progress is a place of repose and stimulation, comfort and inspiration. Art lives on the wall above the sofa… as well as in the linen closet and under foot. The […]

Wrought iron coffee table

When I was learning the craft of blacksmithing with a master blacksmith, we mostly made wrought iron fences. The blacksmith was a true master of the craft, an acknowledged and esteemed artist. All the pieces he created were handmade, and he rarely used welding machine. The joints were always made using the forge-welding technique or […]

Wrought iron coffee table Zig zag

Iron Patio Furniture

I wanted to create an iron table that would be a simple, yet different, blacksmith work; something would stand out in a room. The corners of my Ram table have decorative elements. This gave me an idea of a simple embellishment at the sides between the legs of the table. First I tried with a […]

Wrought iron coffee table horn

  My intention was to create a classic wrought iron table. But I also wanted to add a few features to the straight lines of the legs and around the corners and give the table a slight twist.                                                                                        /My intention was to create a classic wrought iron table./ After going through all sort of […]